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Apple Share Prices Soar On iPad 3 Speculation

Journalists have been invited to an Apple product event next month. The company issued the invitation Tuesday and that was enough to send the company's shares to another all-time high. There's wide speculation the event will introduce the next generation of Apple's iPad tablet.
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Japanese Autos Lead 'Consumer Reports' Ranking

Japanese automakers hold down the top spots in the annual auto quality rankings by Consumer Reports. Honda lost the top spot to Subaru. A spokesman for Consumer Reports said that while U.S. automakers trailed the pack, the gap had narrowed.
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Obama Reminds Critics Auto Industry Bailout Worked

Speaking before the United Auto Workers Tuesday, President Obama defended his rescue of the auto industry. His Republican rivals continue to criticize the bailout. The UAW is expected to play an active role in his re-election campaign.
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Identity Theft A Growing Concern For Businesses

It's not just people who have to worry about identity theft. Businesses are also vulnerable, and there are a lot of schemers out there, some of them quite clever.
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Record Low Interest Rates Raise Inflation Concerns

The Federal Reserve plans to keep short-term interest rates near zero until 2014, about 18 months longer then planned. Rates have already been low for several years, and there's much debate about the benefits and costs of the Fed's policies — including the message it sends that the economy's recovery is slower than expected.

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